Thread: GDT: The lockout thread
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10-19-2012, 02:23 PM
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This situation is the same as any labor negotiation. There is just more money at stake due to their unique skills. To begrudge someone who has earned more money and wants to keep what he has earned is petty. Make no mistake, these men have earned their salaries.

Again, this is the owners demanding the players to bail them out for their mismanagemnet.
I'm not really begrudging them for wanting to earn more money. They've certainly earned it with years of hard work and determination, and just flat out being more physically gifted than most of us. Everybody wants to earn more money. I would be ecstatic if I could form a union at my workplace and bargain for more money and better benefits. That doesn't mean I'm going to ask for a higher pay every chance I get even when the business is losing money. Its just not realistic.

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